Swimmers Dive from Flood Submerged Temples, Banaras

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1986, printed 1989
  • Geography

    India
  • Material

    Chromogenic print on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1993.39.8
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1993.39.8

Object Details

  • Artist

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
  • Printer

    Everett Studios, Inc. (American)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999)
  • Provenance

    Early 1989-late 1989
    Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) [1]
    From late 1989
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of the artist, Raghubir Singh [2]
    Notes:
    [1] This photograph was printed in early 1989 by Everett Studios, Inc. in White Plains, NY. See letter from Paul Kiley, Everett Studios, Inc., to Patrick Sears, Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, dated May 15, 1989, copy in object file. The photograph was delivered to the museum by November 1989. The photograph received a temporary number upon its arrival to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and an accession number was formally assigned to the object in 1993 following the conclusion of the travel exhibition “India Along the Ganges: Photographs by Raghubir Singh,” November 23, 1989-May 31, 1992.
    [2] See “Gift Agreement,” dated August 19, 1989, copy in object folder.
    Research Completed November 16, 2022
  • Origin

    India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the Artist
  • Type

    Photograph
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